Years ago, individuals travelled exceptionally far for exclusive destinations for recreation, wellness, and spiritual practices. With Medical Tourism now being a multi-billion dollar industry, with world-class technology, people today are coming together from all parts of the world for quality health care.
Every year, approximately 20 million people travel across the world for healthcare services. The main reason for this is due to the prices being considerably lower then patient’s home countries. Combining transportation, accommodation, and patient stay, the overall price is still significantly lower.
Gallup National Health and Well-being Index publicized a report stating that 13.7% of American adults were not insured in the last quarter of 2018. Hence, more then 30 million individuals were without health insurance coverage. Additionally, even those with insurance, still have some out of pocket costs.
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